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Queen Victoria (1819-1901): C.1064-2016

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Titles

Queen Victoria (1819-1901)

Maker(s)

Turner & Wood (Manufacturer)

Notes

History note: Unknown before G.D.V. Glynn; the estate of G. D. V. Glynn

Legal notes

Accepted by H. M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax from the estate of G. D. V. Glynn, and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 32.2 cm
Length: 17.9 cm
Width: 11.5 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2016-01-25) by H.M. Government

Dating

Late 19th Century
Victoria I
Circa 1887 CE - 1888 CE

Note

Turner & Wood operated at Copeland Street in Stoke between about 1880-1888. It was the last of several partnerships dating back to 1859 when the firm was at Albert Street. All the partnerships produced Parian, and other bodies inscluding bone china, stoneware and earthenware.

School or Style

Victorian

Components of the work

Base Length 10.4 cm

Materials used in production

Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Slip casting

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: TURNER & WOOD / STOKE / JUBILEE BUST
  • Location: Reverse of bust
  • Method of creation: Marked
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: RD (blue)/407 (black)
  • Location: On underside of socle
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in blue and black biro
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1064-2016
Primary reference Number: 216080
Old number: 142
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 1 June 2017 Updated: Tuesday 13 October 2020 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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